Geography and Environment


RGS Rural Geography Research Group (RGRG) dissertation prize

30 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that BSc Geography graduate, Heather Chamberlain, has won joint third place in the Royal Geographical Society’s RGRG Undergraduate Dissertation Prize award.

Improving our understanding of health needs through statistical modelling techniques

30 July 2014

Researchers from Geography at Southampton (Prof Graham Moon and Dr Joanna Taylor) and Geography at Portsmouth (Dr Liz Twigg), are examining new ways to develop health statistics in small areas. They were invited to the the Netherlands to deliver a short course on their research.

High street research highlighted in ESRC Impact Report

30 July 2014

The research of Neil Wrigley, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Southampton and Fellow of the British Academy, has been highlighted in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Performance and Economic Impact Report (RPEI) 2012/13.

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production

29 July 2014

Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.

Latest scientific research into Windermere revealed

10 July 2014

Dr Peter Langdon, Reader in Palaeoenvironmental Change in Geography joined colleagues from Ocean and Earth Science (OES) at a workshop presentation of the results of research into England’s largest lake to local groups and organisations.

Developing your research project; free online course to support you

4 July 2014

A free, pioneering online initiative to help people develop basic research skills launches today at the University of Southampton.

University of Southampton professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society

10 June 2014

John Dearing, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton, has been given the prestigious Murchison Award (2014) by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).

Professor honoured for research which has transformed the debate on high streets

6 June 2014

The University of Southampton’s Professor Neil Wrigley has been presented with the Outstanding Impact in Business award by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for his research which has transformed thinking on food retail development and the future of UK high streets.

Mobile phone data helps combat malaria

14 May 2014

An international study led by the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) in Namibia has used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively.

Hone your research skills

Hone your research skills to satisfy your curiosity

14 May 2014

The University of Southampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help people improve their research project skills and share ideas.